Nevena Simidjiyska is Partner and Co-Chair of the International Trade Group at Fox Rothschild. Nevena advises public and private companies in a variety of transactional and corporate finance matters, including mergers and acquisitions and lending and secured transactions.
Co-chair of the firm’s International Trade Group, Nevena advises clients on export licensing, economic sanctions, and related internal controls, including compliance under the Export Administration Act, the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), and the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). Nevena also advises clients on the restrictions on foreign investment and acquisition of US companies and counsels them through the review process conducted by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). Nevena is particularly well equipped to guide foreign and domestic companies through the CFIUS clearance process and the M&A issues that it involves due to her expertise in both M&A and CFIUS/export compliance.